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| December 2, 2020 | 15 Comments
Daily monolith news

We don’t know where it came from, but we now know a bit about where it went. New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of a gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert — though it’s no longer the only place where a strange […]

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It’s gone! Another Utah monolith update

| November 30, 2020 | 21 Comments
It’s gone! Another Utah monolith update

As mysteriously as it came, it’s now went. The mystery monolith that was discovered deep in the Utah desert last week and visited by countless people this past weekend has vanished. The Utah Bureau of Land Management has confirmed that they didn’t remove it, but someone(s) did on the night of the 27th. Curiouser and […]

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Utah monolith update

| November 28, 2020 | 25 Comments
Utah monolith update

After announcing the discovery of the mysterious object hidden deep in the Utah desert on Monday, Internet sleuths found the location of the monolith. David Surber of Utah, an Army infantry officer veteran according to the article, set off on a six hour journey Wednesday to get there. He arrived in the pre-dawn hours and […]

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Jetliner hits grizzly bear. Only in Alaska…

| November 16, 2020 | 14 Comments
Jetliner hits grizzly bear. Only in Alaska…

VS. Who wins? The plane of course. It wasn’t even close. I mean it was close, before the bear (which for an adult female can put her at several hundred pounds) was ‘sploded. An Alaska Airlines jetliner struck a brown bear while landing early Saturday evening, killing the animal and causing damage to the plane, […]

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Edited Repost: Facade, and Subsance

| November 11, 2020 | 14 Comments
Edited Repost:  Facade, and Subsance

Author’s Note:  this is a minor re-write of a previous article posted about 5 ½ years ago.  I thought it was apropos today.   —–   Today is Veteran’s Day.  Well, this is my Veteran’s Day article. It’s probably somewhat different than the norm.  Maybe you’ll read it and think this is appropriate for today; […]

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Update on the Polish bomb defusal – Ka-BOOOM

| October 14, 2020 | 22 Comments
Update on the Polish bomb defusal – Ka-BOOOM

?? I talked about this story yesterday. The plan was to have the bomb defused by the end of the week. Either the bomb or the technicians thought it could be done way faster. Luckily nobody was hurt. The biggest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water on Tuesday as navy divers tried […]

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Hundreds evacuated as Polish divers begin high-risk bomb defusal

| October 13, 2020 | 12 Comments
Hundreds evacuated as Polish divers begin high-risk bomb defusal

Recent dredging operations turned up a 12,000 pound WWII bomb lodged (and still active) in the mud of a channel in the Baltic Sea on the Polish coast. The bomb, a “Tallboy” of British design and use, was an “earthquake” bomb, what we’d now call a bunker buster. The bombs were hardened with a thick […]

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Stupid Criminals of the Week

| October 10, 2020 | 2 Comments
Stupid Criminals of the Week

All of this week’s tips come from 5th/77th FA (aka KoB, aka the Gun Bunny). He did all my work for me this week. I’d offer to give him my paycheck for the week, but salaries around these parts run into the negative. Former Social Security employee gets 4 years for $732K fraud scheme I’m […]

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